By WALLACE IMMEN From The Globe and Mail, November 27, 2012
Not long ago, a CEO who openly practiced meditation in the office might be considered weird, and a manager who urged employees to train their minds to be more self-aware on the job would be suspect.
But that’s changed. A slew of books published this year promote meditation for self-awareness as an aid to decision-making and leadership.
Managers are promoting mental-awareness techniques to help employees cut stress and improve communication. And executives are finding meditation helps them stay cool under fire. Read the full article here.
In today’s economy, business leaders are under more pressure than ever to perform at the highest level. No wonder more and more executives are tuning to meditation to focus their mind, tune into their vision and foresight, develop calm alertness to business challenges and recharge their batteries. In fact, Business Insider recently compiled a list of leaders who say that meditation gives them a competitive advantage in the business world. Click here to find out who they are. And to learn more about how meditation can help you become a more effective leader, click here
Check out this article at Inc. Magazine to see what Ray Dalio, the founder of world’s largest hedge fund; executives at General Mills, BNY Mellon, Ebay and Facebook; hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and the late Steve Jobs have in common. You guessed it: they all use meditation to to achieve peak performance. Given the mounting scientific evidence demonstrating the positive effects of meditation on the brain, more and more top tier executives are using meditation to increase focus, improve judgment and decision making and decrease stress, giving them a competitive advantage. Click here to find out how you can get started.